from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants.
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- n. The farming of flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The cultivation of flowering plants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The cultivation of flowers or of flowering plants.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cultivation of flowering plants
For those interested in floriculture, plants, cactus and succulents, consider a stopover at Fortín de Las Flores, perhaps as a taking - off point for a diversion to Veracruz.
At the time when Cornelius van Baerle began to devote himself to tulip-growing, expending on this hobby his yearly revenue and the guilders of his father, there was at Dort, living next door to him, a citizen of the name of Isaac Boxtel who from the age when he was able to think for himself had indulged the same fancy, and who was in ecstasies at the mere mention of the word "tulban," which (as we are assured by the "Floriste Francaise," the most highly considered authority in matters relating to this flower) is the first word in the Cingalese tongue which was ever used to designate that masterpiece of floriculture which is now called the tulip.
His father, Mario, was a tropical agronomist and botanist who also taught agriculture and floriculture.
For instance, the Dutch dahlia trade is said to be worth some 50 million dollars a year, the second highest figure for floriculture after tulips.
The development of an International Airport at Srinagar, which is nearing completion, holds promise for boosting the export of high value floriculture, horticulture, handicrafts and other products.
He said that industrialization in the targeted sectors of agriculture, horticulture, sericulture, floriculture, food processing, information technology should be our goal.
He said State promises greater potential in the sectors of agriculture, floriculture, horticulture, food processing, software technology, health, education, IT and Science and Technology.
Omar identified agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, food-processing, handicrafts, tourism, health and education sectors as high potential areas for the young entrepreneurs to venture upon.
The CII young Indian delegation members presented various suggestions to the Chief Minister for encouraging investment in various sectors of power, tourism, hotel industry, horticulture, agriculture, floriculture, food-processing, housing, etc.
He also stressed the need for developing the Botanical Garden adjacent to the Tulip Garden, adding there is ample scope for commercialization of floriculture.